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Josiah wanted his next job to do more than just pay the bills. Thanks to an apprenticeship, he is now embarking on a new career and has big plans for his family’s future.
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After life threw her a curve ball, Josie Johnson needed a new job to support her three children. An opportunity to apprentice in the roofing industry boosted her confidence and set her on a path to economic security.
Brad Tudor is learning new skills, with an eye on his career. “Ultimately, this will help to provide a better future for my family,” he says.
A pipefitting/welding apprenticeship has launched a new career for Ginger Pike, who says she has gained confidence in herself and no longer has to work two or three jobs to make ends meet.
An apprenticeship has helped Alyssa Culver turn a passion for cars into a promising career path.
Pursuing an apprenticeship was the best decision I have ever made,” said Regina, who completed a machining apprenticeship in her 30s.
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Beatrice Andrew’s apprenticeship turned into a rewarding lifelong career. Today she encourages young people to consider a similar path.
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Thanks to an apprenticeship he completed decades ago, Ronald says, "I have never been without a job."